The Indian quartet of Muhammad Anas Yahiya, Revathi Veeramani, Subha Venkatesan, and Rajiv Arokia finished eighth in the heat to bow out of the quadrennial event.
“#Athletics Update India’s Mixed Relay team finish 8th in their heats with the season-best time of 3:19.93,” SAIMedia tweeted.
#Athletics Update India’s Mixed Relay team finish 8th in their heats with the season-best time of 3:19.93.#Cheer4India
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Earlier in the day, MP Jabir failed to qualify for the semi-finals in the men’s 400m hurdles. Running in heat fifth, Jabir finished seventh in the seven players field with a timing of 50.77.
Also, Avinash Mukund Sable failed to go in the next round of the men’s 3000m steeplechase final. Running in heat 2, Sable finished with a timing of 8:18.12 in 7th position and improved on the National Record of 8:20.20.
The string of defeats continued as Dutee Chand too failed to progress to the semi-finals of the women’s 100m event. Running in heat 5, Dutee finished with a timing of 11.54 and finished 7th.